Plasmasphere

Authored by: Jonathan Krall , Joseph D. Huba

Space Weather Fundamentals

Print publication date:  September  2016
Online publication date:  November  2016

Print ISBN: 9781498749077
eBook ISBN: 9781315368474
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781315368474-11

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Abstract

11.1 Introduction

185

11.2 Plasmasphere Dynamics

186

11.3 Plumes, SEDs, and SAPs

187

11.4 Plumes and Geomagnetic Storm Strength

188

11.5 Impact on the Radiation Belts and Ring Current

189

11.6 Refilling

189

 11.6.1 Forces Shaping the Refilling Plasmasphere

190

 11.6.2 Diurnal Oscillations in the Plasmasphere Density

191

11.7 Contribution to TEC

193

11.8 Composition

195

11.9 Summary

195

References

195

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